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HOMER final conference (Cyprus)





Amathus Beach Hotel

Limassol (cyprus)


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Day 1:     9th September 2014


08:30 - 09:00            Participants registration

09:10 - 09:30            Welcome speeches.

09:30 - 10:30            HOMER project: objectives, results and achievements

                                        Overview of HOMER Project. Luca Guerretta. Project manager (Regione Piemonte)

HOMER Federation Nives Alciato, Alessandro Franceschetti, Saverino Reale (CSI Piemonte)

Open Data Action Plans Constantine J. Strataridakis (Decentralized Administration of Crete)

10:30 - 11:30        Round table: “Policies on Open Data in the context of the MED Programme and the European Neighbourhood Instrument – Experiences from the period 2007-2013 and the new programming period 2014-2020.”

Open Data & the Re-Use of Public Sector Information. Constantia Constantinou, Directorate General for European Programmes Coordination and Development.

The MED Programme experience and Future Sophie Scarvelis, Project and Finance Officer (Joint Technical Secretariat of the MED Programme)

11:30 - 12:00            Coffee break

12:00 - 1:00           Round table: “Digital Agenda, policies and strategies and State of the Art in Europe and in Cyprus, assessing links with HOMER project”

Digital Strategy of Cyprus. George Komodromos, Acting Director of the Department of Electronic Communications of the Ministry of Communications and Works.

Public Sector Information. State of Play in Cyprus. Dimitris Michael, Public Administration and Personnel Department.

INSPIRE implementation in Cyprus. Andreas Hadjiraftis, Cartography Branch Senior Officer of the Department of Lands and Surveys.

13:00 - 14:00            Lunch Break

14:00 – 15:30           Round table: “The reuse of Open Data – Practical Examples”

The SBLA experience with HOMER. Iacovos Papaiacovou, General Manager, Sewerage Board of Limassol-Amathus - SBLA.

Project DIAVLOS Aristotelis Savva, Executive Engineer, Ministry of Communications & Works, Public Works Department.

Aragón Open Data. José Maria Subero, advisor in new technologies, Government of Aragón.

Pilot B: A good Example of Open Data utilization by citizens.. Mathilde Dioudonnat, AVITEM.

Open Rosetta and Km0Farms. Team participating in HACK4MED (Piemonte and Veneto Regions),

Implementing transparency and open government projects in Greece. Georgios Karamanolis (GFOSS)


15:30 - 16:00            Wrap-up: Discussion and evaluation about HOMER project


Day 2: 10th September

Project Partners’ Meeting

09:00 - 09:30            Arrival of the Participants – Registration & Group Photo

09:30 - 11:00            Status of open and federated data, presentation of the federated portal and the future of the federation Claudia Simonato, CSI Piemonte.

Business Plan Overview Isaac Matamoros, FUNDITEC.

11:00 - 11:15            Coffee break

11:15 – 12:00          Steering Committee and Financial Group (Final Project meeting)Luca Guerretta, Emanuela Elia. Regione Piemonte

12:00 – 12:30            Communication and Dissemination of the Project (Planning Brussels InfoDays) Mª Antonia Cobacho, Head of Department of International Relationship. AGAPA

12:30 – 13:00           Wrap–up of Day 2

13:00 – 14:00           Lunch Break





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